Author Archives: Wahid Bukhari

Alleged Hardik Sex Video Surfaces, He Says Not Surprised

Ahmedabad, Nov 13 — An alleged sex video of 24-year-old pro-reservation Patidar leader Hardik Patel was telecast on local Gujarati TV channels here on Monday, with the firebrand youngster laughing it away as an expected ploy to defame him though it heated up the political climate in poll-bound Gujarat. The video shows a Hardik Patel-lookalike with

Over 30 Delegations Meet Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma In Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 7 — Over 30 delegations from various organizations and political parties in Jammu and Kashmir have called on Dineshwar Sharma, the special representative appointed by the Central government, so far, officials said on Tuesday. Officials said since Sharma arrived here on Monday to start a sustained, multi-layered dialogue in the state, 32 delegations

Militants Involved In Killing Of BJP Youth Leader Identified: Police

Srinagar, Nov 3 —- Police on Friday claimed to have identified the militants allegedly involved in the killing of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) youth president of Shopian district yesterday. A police official in a statement issued to news agency GNS said that police have “identified the killers behind yesterday’s murder” of BJP youth president Gowher

Vehicle Carrying Three Army Soldiers Set Afire in Kangan

SRINAGAR—–Agitated people thrashed three army soldiers and set their vehicle on fire after checking their identity cards at Akhal Kangan area of Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Tuesday. Eyewitnesses told news agency CNS that three Territorial Army personnel traveling in a private Santro Car (JK01R-6187) were moving in a suspicious manner when a group of

Braid Chopping Incidents Trigger Protests In Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 5 ——— The continued incidents of braid chopping and braid cutting rumors triggered protests and clashes in several parts of Kashmir Valley on Thursday during which police used teargas canisters to disperse the agitating crowds. The first incident of braid chopping was reported from Samboora area of Pampore in Pulwama district where locals

Minor Boy Sodomised By Truck Driver In Udhampur

A nine-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by a truck driver in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir. Police registered a case on the basis of a complaint lodged by the child’s father who said that the truck driver allegedly sodomised his son in Sabzi Mandi area of Udhampur yesterday, police said. The accused is absconding

Three Lashkar Militants Killed In Ongoing Hajin Gunfight

Srinagar, February 4 —–Three militants have been killed in a firefight in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Official sources told Srinagar-based news agency GNS that following specific input about the presence of some foreign militants, the army’s 13 RR and police’s SOG cordoned off Khushipora village of Hajin on Thursday pre-dawn. As the

Kashmir: Timeline Of Killings In Separatist Violence In 2015

  Srinagar, Dec 31 — Violence continued to take its toll in Kashmir and in the outgoing year 2015. 197 people, both combatants and civilians, lost their lives. The graph of violence came down slightly this year. Militancy related incidents had claimed 220 lives in 2014. Among the 197 total killings this year, 102  are militants,